Thursday 12 December, 2019

10 stolen vehicles recovered in Kelly Village

Police continue to crack down on crime after recovering 10 stolen vehicles at a garage in Kelly Village earlier this week.

According to reports, the vehicles, which consisted of Hyundai trucks, KIA trucks, and Nissan vehicles, were found during a joint police exercise on Wednesday night.

The exercise comprised of personnel from the Stolen Vehicles Squad as well as the Port of Spain CID.

Police said a team of officers, under the supervision of Snr Sup Ajith Persad, with assistance from Supt Hercules, Supt Mohammed, ASP Parriman, Insp Joseph, WP Sgt Narine and Sgt Swamber, among several others, received key intelligence which led them to a garage along Hydraulic Trace, Kelly Village.

Here, they discovered and seized ten vehicles, Hyundai trucks, KIA trucks, and Nissan vehicles. The officers also allegedly found and seized a crane as well as cutting equipment

It is believed that the equipment was being kept there to illegally remove engine and chassis numbers for some of the vehicles while other vehicles were intended to be cut apart and the parts sold.

No one was arrested in relation to this incident, however, police said they are pursuing several leads with the aim of making arrests in the immediate future. 

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